Category: Features – Archive

June 6, 2017 / Features - Archive

Below is most of the Jackie Orszaczky Music Lecture that I delivered at the Basement on May 30. The full catastrophe may be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0CPsiBlTYY&t=1235s My obituary for Jackie Orszaczky in The Sydney Morning Herald concluded with: “Some marvel at the breadth of his endeavour, but to Orszaczky it…

June 4, 2017 / Features - Archive

David Theak and Simon Barker didn’t just want to put on a jazz festival, they wanted to curate something unique. Their solution – to prioritise master-classes and collaborations – dovetails neatly with the festival in question taking place at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The inaugural Sydney Con International Jazz…

June 2, 2017 / Features - Archive

Bill Frisell speaks with such child-like wonder of his delight in making music that it’s more like we’re chatting about building sand-castles. So it’s no wonder he delves back into his childhood for inspiration; back to his early memories of surf music and jazz, or, as with his current project,…